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  • Today, Texas Tech University held a groundbreaking ceremony for the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Texas Tech breaks ground on new vet school

By Julie Tomascik Editor Texas Tech University broke ground today on the state’s second veterinary school. “This groundbreaking celebrates an achievement that symbolizes the best of what can result from cooperation that captures the synergies [...]


  • Seventy-two percent in tariffs on U.S. pork in China are costing U.S pig and hog farmers about $8 a head, according to the National Pork Producers Council.

Chinese tariffs weighing on U.S. pork industry

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Imagine paying more than 50 percent more for your daily coffee, the shirt on your [...]

  • An online tool is available through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to help farmers with decisions regarding signup for safety net programs.

AgriLife offers decision tool to assist with farm program signups

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist An online tool is available through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to help farmers with [...]

  • Farmers and ranchers affected by natural disasters in 2019 and 2019 can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+).

USDA resources available for 2018, 2019 disasters

Farmers and ranchers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane [...]

  • Just days before the next Roundup trial was slated to begin in Missouri, the Environmental Protection Agency sent notice to glyphosate registrants that it will no longer approve product labels claiming the herbicide causes cancer.

EPA reiterates glyphosate decision

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Just days before the next Roundup trial was slated to begin in Missouri, the Environmental [...]

  • Dairy Farmers of America is looking to recruit ag technology and dairy food products companies for its 2020 Accelerator program.

Mentorship program available for ag tech, dairy foods startups

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) is looking to recruit ag technology and dairy food product [...]

  • Texas teachers attended several TFB workshops this summer to learn how to apply agricultural concepts in their classrooms.

Teachers learn about agriculture through TFB workshops

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist School may have been out for summer, but that didn’t stop Texas teachers from learning [...]

  • Grain sorghum, with the ability to adapt to its climate, could potentially suppress soil nitrification and have lower nitrogen emissions.

AgriLife works to develop climate-smart sorghum

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Grain sorghum, with the ability to adapt to its climate, could potentially suppress soil nitrification [...]

  • Farmers and ranchers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2019 crop year. Interested producers must sign up for either program by March 15, 2020.

USDA opens enrollment for ARC, PLC

Farmers and ranchers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the [...]